If you live in Green and Orange zones from May 4 onwards you will be able to order essential as well as non-essential products from online platforms.
E-commerce platforms such as Amazon, Flipkart, and others have been requesting the Indian government to begin the delivery of non-essential products as that will help their small business partners revive their businesses after weeks of lockdown. Until now, the online retail platforms could only accept orders for essential goods such a groceries, medical products, and so on. Starting May 4, e-commerce platforms will be able to sell as well as deliver essential and non-essential products, but only in some areas.
The latest guidelines from the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) state that e-commerce platforms will be able to deliver non-essential products only in Green and Orange zones. The government has divided the country into three zones: Green, Orange, and Red. Read to know more about these zones.
Who can order what from e-commerce platforms
Before ordering find out which zone do you belong to. Click here to find out which zone you live in. If you live in Green and Orange zones from May 4 onwards you will be able to order essential as well as non-essential products from online platforms. Be it a smartphone or a laptop or a dress you will be able to order everything from e-commerce platforms starting May 4.